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Molly Roush Merits Student Excellence Award from Online Ed Alliance

Friday, August 21, 2020

MANHATTAN, Kan.(August 18, 2020) – Molly Roush, Ballston Spa, NY, earned a $1,000 Student Excellence Award for use towards her master’s degree from Kansas State University. The scholarship, awarded July 1, is from Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA).

Roush is getting her master’s degree online in community development through KSU. Her coursework could come from any of five universities collaborating to offer the program. Kansas State University is her home university.

She is one of five students to receive the scholarship this year. To qualify, Roush needed to be attaining a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or certificate in a Great Plains IDEA degree program from a Great Plains IDEA member university. The Great Plains IDEA governing cabinet reviewed students’ goals and granted the awards.

Nineteen accredited universities are members of Great Plains IDEA, a solution to quality online degrees since 2000. In various combinations, universities together offer nine human sciences and nine agriculture programs online.

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This article was posted on Friday, August 21, 2020, and is filed under Applied Human Sciences, College News, Great Plains IDEA.